Loft House Care Package

Sept 2013 revision

This is a list for the care package that accompanies each loft house for Mexico.
Wal-mart, Costco, Sam’s Club, and any dollar store are good places to shop for food.
All items except for dust pan, broom, beans, rice and Ramen fit in an 18-20 gal. plastic container.

·        1 Can opener (a must have)

·         20 lbs. of beans and rice for each house
·         6 cans of vegetables (corn, mixed vegetables and/or green beans)
·         2 cans of jalapeño peppers
·         6 cans fruit (pineapple, peaches, guava and/or pears)
·         3 cans tomato sauce
·         4 cans tuna
·         2 cans sardines in tomato sauce
·         1 container salt
·         1 gal. oil
·         5 lbs. sugar
·         1 bottle dish soap
·         1 package of sponges
·         1 bottle of shampoo & conditioner
·         1 multi-package of tooth brushes
·         1 tube of tooth paste
·         3-4 bars of soap
·         1 lg. box matches
·         1 potholder
·         1 broom
·         1 dust pan
·         1 case of Top-Ramen
·         1 box of cookies or other sweet treats
·         1 large box powdered milk (they add water)
·         1 18 oz of Oatmeal
·         5 lbs. Mexican wheat flour/harina (El Rosal, etc.)
·         5 lbs. Mexican corn flour (maseca)

ADDITIONAL ITEMS FOR EACH HOUSE:

·         Spanish Gift Bible – HoM will also provide an audio Bible in their heart language
·         *1 set of cast iron pans from Harbor Freight $9.00 (set of 3)
·         4 Curtain Rods, 30”-48” inch (expandable)
·         4 Sets of Curtains for the windows – 36” x 36”(instructions available from HoM)
·         2-3 Sets of Towels and Wash Cloths
·         2-3 Mattresses (if available)
·         2-3 Sleeping Bags (if available)
·         2-3 Blankets (if available)

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